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Fire, smoke force at least 15 from multiple Phoenix apartments

May 25, 2022, 7:51 AM

PHOENIX – Over a dozen people lost their homes early Wednesday, as fire and smoke overwhelmed five apartments in Phoenix, first responders said.

The Phoenix Fire Department said the fire at a single-story apartment building near 15th Avenue and Broadway Road began shortly before 1:30 a.m.

The blaze began in an end unit, but by the time crews arrived multiple apartments and a shared attic were burning and smoke was filling the sky.

A department spokesman said about 15 people were displaced by the fire.

Cause of the blaze is under investigation.

No other details were immediately made available.

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